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Meaning of PLURALISM

Pronunciation:  'plûru`lizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the doctrine that reality consists of several basic substances or elements
 

PLURALISM is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: doctrine, ism, philosophy, school of thought

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Plu"ral*ism\, n.
1. The quality or state of being plural, or in the plural
   number.

2. (Eccl.) The state of a pluralist; the holding of more than
   one ecclesiastical living at a time. [Eng.]

 
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